McElroy Machine Completes 14 Winches For U.S. Navy

McElroy Machine, a long time builder of custom marine deck equipment, recently announced the completion of 14 double drum, self contained, diesel driven winches to be installed aboard the Navy's "Side Loadable Warping Tugs". Recently awarded contracts include,


Halter Marine Delivers Large Supply Boat To George Engine Co.

Halter Marine Services, Inc., New Orleans, La., has delivered a new 166-foot offshore supply vessel, Fay Hebert, to its owner, the George Engine Co. of Harvey, La. The ship's overall dimensions are 166 feet in length, with a 38-foot breadth, 13-foot depth,

MAN B&W Diesel Engines Ordered For World's Most Powerful Containerships

Five post-Panamax size container ships will be propelled by the most powerful marine diesel engines ever ordered. Each of the 4,000 TEUplus ships booked from Hyundai Heavy Industries by Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMMC) is specified with a MAN B&W

TTS Delivers W o r l d 's Largest S k i d d i n g System

Total Transportation Systems (International) A/S (TTS), through their U.S. subsidiary Kenmark Industries Inc. of Newport News, Va., has completed the world's largest platform jacket launch skidding system. The 200-ton system, which is able to exert a pushing force of 6,

VU-GAGE Safeguards Crew From Chemical And Petroleum Fumes

VU-GAGE is a system designed to safeguard tanker and barge crew members from exposure to chemical and petroleum fumes, and to enable vessels to meet present and pending regulations concerning the emission of such fumes. The system consists of

Waterman Plans To Build Either An $80-Million Or An $87-Million Vessel

Waterman Steamship Corporation, 120 Wall Street, New York, N.Y., has applied for both construction- differential subsidy (CDS) and Title XI guarantees to aid in financing the construction of either a roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) vessel or a lighter-aboard-ship (LASH)

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The evolution of podded propulsion systems has gained steam in recent years, as a number of notable new systems have entered the market with new options. The era of podded propulsion is here and now, and despite some technical glitches with the

Bailey Refrigeration Installs Heating And Refrigeration Aboard Modified SEABEE Barge

Bailey Refrigeration Co., Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y., has engineered and installed refrigeration and heating systems aboard a modified SEABEE hopper barge for Lykes Bros. Steamship Co. This 971/o-foot-long by 35-footwide barge has two complete and separate systems, one at either end.

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